any immature animal
Young, Loretta Youngnoun
United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
Young, Whitney Young, Whitney Moore Young Jr.noun
United States civil rights leader (1921-1971)
Young, Thomas Youngnoun
British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829)
Young, Pres Young, Lester Willis Youngnoun
United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959)
Young, Edward Youngnoun
English poet (1683-1765)
Young, Cy Young, Danton True Youngnoun
United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
Young, Brigham Youngnoun
United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)
young people collectively
"rock music appeals to the young"; "youth everywhere rises in revolt"
(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
(of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
"new potatoes"; "young corn"
youthful, vernal, youngadjective
suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh
"he is young for his age"
being in its early stage
"a young industry"; "the day is still young"
unseasoned, untested, untried, youngadjective
not tried or tested by experience
"unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"
People who are young; young beings.
The younger generation.
The lion caught a gnu to feed its young.
To become or seem to become younger
To cause to appear younger
To exhibit younging
In the early part of growth or life; born not long ago.
As if young; having the look or qualities of a young person.
My grandmother is a very active woman and is quite young for her age.
Of or belonging to the early part of life.
Having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak.
for the younger of two people having the same given name.
not long born; still in the first part of life; not yet arrived at adolescence, maturity, or age; not old; juvenile; -- said of animals; as, a young child; a young man; a young fawn
being in the first part, pr period, of growth; as, a young plant; a young tree
having little experience; inexperienced; unpracticed; ignorant; weak
the offspring of animals, either a single animal or offspring collectively
Etymology: [OE. yung, yong, ong, ung, AS. geong; akin to OFries. iung, iong, D. joing, OS., OHG., & G. jung, Icel. ungr, Sw. & Dan. ung, Goth. juggs, Lith. jaunas, Russ. iunuii, L. juvencus, juvenis, Skr. juvaa, juvan. 281. Cf. Junior, Juniper, Juvenile, Younker, Youth.]
Young is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia and is the centre of Young Shire. At the 2011 census, Young had a population of 6,960. Young is marketed as the Cherry Capital Of Australia and every year hosts the National Cherry Festival. Young is situated on the Olympic Highway and is approximately 2 hours drive from the Canberra area. Young is situated in a valley, with surrounding hills. The town is named after Sir John Young, the Governor of NSW during 1861-7.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
yung, adj. not long born: in early life: in the first part of growth: vigorous: relating to youth: junior, the younger of two persons having the same name: inexperienced: newly arrived—in Australia.—n. the offspring of animals.—adjs. Young′-eyed (Shak.), with the bright eyes of youth; Young′ish, somewhat young.—n. Young′ling, a young person or animal.—adj. youthful, young.—adv. Young′ly.—ns. Young′ness; Young′ster, a young person: a lad; Youngth (Spens.), youth.—adj. Youngth′ly (Spens.), youthful.—Young blood, fresh accession of strength; Young England, the name applied, during the Corn-Law struggle (1842-45), to a little band of young Tory politicians, who hated Free Trade and Radicalism, and professed a sentimental attachment to earlier forms of social life in England; Young England, America, &c., the rising generation in England, America, &c.; Young Ireland, a group of Irish politicians who broke away from O'Connell about 1844, because of his rooted aversion to physical force; Young Italy, an association of Italian republican agitators, active about 1834, under the lead of Mazzini; Young person, Mr Podsnap's phrase for youth generally, considered as too inexperienced to hear about some matters within the range of adult human experience—from Dickens's Our Mutual Friend; Young Pretender, Prince Charlie, as distinguished from his father the Pretender or Old Pretender.—With young, pregnant. [A.S. geong; Ger. jung; also conn. with L. juvenis, Sans. yuvan, young.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A word often used for uninitiated.--Young gentlemen, a general designation for midshipmen, whatever their age.
Having qualities relating to youth.
They were both young in their behaviour and outlook on life.Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020
To have the body shape and skin of youth.
People are looking younger these days and choose to exercise and look after their body so look and feel more youthgul.Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'young' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #272
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Rank popularity for the word 'young' in Written Corpus Frequency: #492
Rank popularity for the word 'young' in Adjectives Frequency: #14
The numerical value of young in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of young in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
It shows the lure, the lure of this death cult to impressionable youngsters and it's very, very important that we do everything we can to try to safeguard our young people against the lure of this shocking, alien and extreme ideology.
Really, I’ve been more concerned about Dwayne the person, kind of getting to know him and getting an understanding of what he’s been through and how that’s shaped him positively and negatively, and affected the growth and development of his game, i just want to get to know the young man and help him grow in that way.
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old.
When they got out of the cars they were attacked by young settlers from the outpost who were carrying clubs and axes. They struck the cars with clubs but the security guards did not respond with their weapons.
Sometimes, it can only take a single individual who's got a profile and a following among the young to shift expectations, or to introduce new ideas to make something that once seemed the preserve of some scientists and policy nerds, something that we should all be thinking about, i think sport has a huge role to play in this.
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